KC-10 Extender

Type: Product
Name: KC-10 Extender
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

June's top stories: Northrop $10bn B-2 upgrade, Sikorsky $1.3bn deal

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems was awarded a $9.9bn contract to support the modernisation and sustainment of the US Air Force's (USAF) B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft.The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) flexible acquisition sustainment ... [Published Air Force Technology - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Northrop Grumman Receives LRQA Certification for Lake Charles Maintenance and Modification Center

AS9110 certification from Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd. confirms the successful implementation of a new aerospace quality management systemHERNDON, Va. , July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman's ( NYSE: NOC ) Lake Charles Maintenance ... [Published Securities Technology Monitor - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

National Guard member stands out during leadership program

—ARLINGTON, Va. – To be a good leader, many Soldiers may say that you need to have an understanding of what your subordinates do on a day-to-day basis, and from the point of view of the individual.Army Maj. Andrew Berryman, operational intelligence branch ... [Published National Guard - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Advocates look to protect Joint Base air tankers 15 minutes ago

A rendering shows how the Air Force’s next-generation KC-46A Pegasus air refueling tanker will refuel F-16 fighters in flight. (Photo:Image courtesy Boeing Corp.)The big gray aircraft that wheel above the Pine Barrens played a critical role for America ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

McConnell Reserve pilots and KC-46: Ready for take off

(U.S. Air Force graphic, photo/Niki Jahns)931st Air Refueling Group Public Affairs6/24/2014 - MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- With the arrival of the new KC-46 Pegasus tanker on the horizon, many McConnell Air Force Base Reserve pilots are already well ... [Published McConnell Air Force Base - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

US lower house blocks A-10 and KC-10 retirement

The US House of Representatives has blocked the retirement of the air force's A-10 Thunderbolt II close-combat support aircraft fleet and Boeing KC-10 Extender refuelling tanker.The House voted against the retirement as part of the $570bn defense appropriations ... [Published Air Force Technology - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

House spending bill blocks A-10 retirement

The US House of Representatives on Thursday evening, during deliberation on the fiscal 2015 defense spending bill, voted to block the US Air Force’s plan to cut the entire A-10 fleet.The chamber approved the an amendment, offered by Rep. Candice Miller, ... [Published Military Times - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Reserve KC-10 tanker aircrew trains with RAF fighter pilots

Royal Air Force pilots from the 6 Squadron flying the Eurofighter Typhoon get a rare opportunity to refuel from a KC-10 Extender piloted by Air Force Reserve aircrew stationed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J, June 6, along a track near RAF Leuchars, ... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

From Covert Missions To An Online MBA

Benjamin Golata is a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and a Kelley Direct MBA studentBenjamin Golata’s second office is a cramped affair, built in the 80s with worn seats and a metallic smell; it can only be reached by a shaky set of steps and at certain times ... [Published Poets & Quants - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

KC-10 Extender Aerial Refueling over Afghanistan

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY6XlfhZVZc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;KC-10 Extender Aerial Refueling over Afghanistan Aircrew from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, ... [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

Fighting a cyber-Pearl Harbour

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: For those who measure a country’s clout by its military spending, today’s announcement could be the beginning of the end for the U.S. ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 25 2014]

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"This contract is the third part of a thoughtful acquisition strategy aimed at further reducing cost and cycle time for GEO-5 and GEO-6, while still providing exceptional data to the warfighter" Smith said
...quality management system that meets the requirements of AS9110," said Michael Harder , LRQA's senior technical manager for North America . "Aerospace quality standards are some of the most stringent, and their AS9110 certification is a reflection of the organization's commitment to meeting, and in some cases exceeding, one of the aerospace industry's toughest quality management criterion."
"That's what is truly great about the Air Force Reserve," said Wietbrock. "We can bring this flying experience to the Air Force. It's an exciting time for McConnell, and we are very fortunate to have so much of this experience [in the 18 ARS], which will make for a smooth transition to the KC-46."
"The original budget proposal by the White House recommended the retirement of A-10, Lockheed Martin U-2 and the Bell Helicopter OH-58D."

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June's top stories: Northrop $10bn B-2 upgrade,... [Published Air Force Technology - Jul 10 2014]
Northrop Grumman Receives LRQA Certification fo... [Published Securities Technology Monitor - Jul 03 2014]
Northrop Grumman Receives LRQA Certification fo... [Published ADVFN UK - Jul 03 2014]
National Guard member stands out during leaders... [Published National Guard - Jul 02 2014]
Advocates look to protect Joint Base air tanker... [Published Asbury Park Press - Jun 30 2014]
McConnell Reserve pilots and KC-46: Ready for t... [Published McConnell Air Force Base - Jun 24 2014]
US lower house blocks A-10 and KC-10 retirement [Published Air Force Technology - Jun 23 2014]
House spending bill blocks A-10 retirement [Published Military Times - Jun 20 2014]
Reserve KC-10 tanker aircrew trains with RAF fi... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Jun 19 2014]
From Covert Missions To An Online MBA [Published Poets & Quants - Jun 16 2014]
KC-10 Extender Aerial Refueling over Afghanistan [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Apr 13 2014]
Fighting a cyber-Pearl Harbour [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 25 2014]
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KC-10 Extender Aerial Refueling over Afghanistan [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Apr 13 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY6XlfhZVZc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;KC-10 Extender Aerial Refueling over Afghanistan Aircrew from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, ...
Fighting a cyber-Pearl Harbour [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 25 2014]
Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: For those who measure a country’s clout by its military spending, today’s announcement could be the beginning of the end for the U.S. ...
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